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CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm EST
, the faa and ntsb, they all have investigators heading to japan to investigate what happened with that emergency landing. meanwhile, other airlines, which have already taken delivery, they are still flying the dreamliner. this is out of poland making its inaugural flight of the 787. right now, as we speak, maria, in a couple hours. it will be touching down here in chicago. despite airlines saying we're still going to fly, it s & p capital iq downgrading shares of boeing on the concern, maria, that eventually we could see some airline customers saying, you know what, putting me on the dreamliner, i'm skipping that flight so that's the latest of what's happening with boeing. maria? >> want to bring in a couple other voices, michael boyd, aviation expert and on the telephone jim hall, former ntsb chairman, now managing director of hall & associates. good to see everybody. thanks for joining us. would you fly a dreamliner right now? mean, knowing what we know, jim hall, would you -- what would you job advice? >> oh, yes, i would fly the aircraft. i think if there are significant
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2013 2:00am PST
is chairman of ntsb. >> we've learned from accidents, plowed those lessons back, in they've been embraced and we're not seeing repeats of those same accidents. >> reporter: experts say two accidents in which human failure was at least partly to blame underscore that remains the biggest threat to safety. air france 447 crashed into the atlantic in 2009, killing 228. that same year, regional airline colgan air flight 447 crashed in buffalo, killing 50. >> colgan air was a watershed event for aviation safety, in particular, bringing the regional carriers up to standards with the major carriers. >> reporter: the safety culture is spreading. accident rates are dropping in russia, africa, latin america, the caribbean, and asia. despite the dramatic improvement experts say there's danger here. just when you start to think, it can't happen again, is often when you're the most vulnerable. tom cocostello, nbc news, washington. >>> stocks provided many 401(k)s, pensions, and other investors pretty good news last year. despite the bad economic news. traders get the day off but the dow was up 7.3%. th
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 4:30am EST
, at an even $1 billion. followed by the bulls, celtics and mavericks. >>> the ntsb is now looking at issues raised by whistle blowers involving the 786 dreamliners. questions were raise ared about the question that make the the chargers for the lithium battery. >>>ia yoo ceo melissa meyer has a habit of keeping executives waiting minute or hours for her. >>> and j.p. diamond said if only washington could reach a grand bargain to fix the fiscal environment, then the u.s. could have a booming environment. >>> before she was the princess of wales, this unseen photo of princess diana is being auctioned off. written on the picture "not to be published" probably because she's sitting so close to mr. russell. >>> and an college upset. and a fine for one of the most elite players. >>> plus, terrible timing for one truck driver trying to beat a train. and take a look at what happens when you fight a fire in near zero temperatures. you're watching "early today." >>> now to mother stories that caught our eye this morning. we begin with an amazing explosion of metal and debris in vermont. a store surve
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
, is anybody responding to this? >> the n.t.s.b. sent an investigator to japan to work with their officials. remember the ntsb already opened an investigation following the 787 battery fire you mentioned in boston last week. that battery was in the back of the plane. the one that caused the emergency landing in japan was more in front of the dream liner but all of this will be looked at after a comprehensive review of the electrical system. that review was announced last friday. at the time they expressed confidence in the 787 but now, they are apologizing to customers for cancelled flights due to the voluntary grounding of their dream liner. they announced today they did some safety checks and all of their planes are in service. >> clearly, more bad news for boeing. what is the company saying? >> they are very tight-lipped. they released a one line statement they are aware of the issue and working with the airline. they and many aviation experts say, these are teething issue that happens to every new plane. no one has been hurt or killed. last year was the safest year ever in the aviation
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
that the ntsb investigation is focused on. christine romans with a look on that. richard quest in davos to explain a little about that as well. christine, you start with me. >> we can see the picture of this charred battery on a boston plane. the ntsb, giving us an up close and personal look at the battery involved. no battery should look like this. the ntsb trying to get to the bottom of an engineering mystery. remember, the faa allowed boeing to use lithium ion batteries. the light fuel-efficient plane is supposed to save airlines a ton of money on long-haul flights. no dreamliners in the air right now. boeing says we're working this issue tirelessly in cooperation with customers and the appropriate regulatory and investigative authorities. it is still a mystery. the ntsb laying out this charred battery,ingi reporters what they are digging into. >> richard quest is in davos. beautiful behind you. tell us about the presser? pretty remarkable. battery charred, on the table. >> oh. the pictures are absolutely remarkable of what the battery looked like and not only that but also the damag
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 1:00pm PST
find? >> there are still a lot of problems, kate. the ntsb is relaying on tools used in medicine and crime investigations, and we got an inside look at the laboratory, where cameras, microscopes, and cat scans are examining the damaged battery of boeing's prized dreamliner. >> this is one of the cell cases. >> reporter: piece by piece, inside this ntsb lab in washington, analysts are dissecting the charred battery which caught on fire in a boeing 787 dreamliner earlier this month in boston. >> we know that the lithium ion battery experienced a thermal runaway. we know that there were short circuits and we know that there was a fire. >> reporter: the faa gave special permission to boeing, allowing the use of these lightweight batteries, only if safety measures were installed to prevent overheating. >> we do not expect to see fire events on board aircrafts. there are multiple systems to protect against a battery event like this. those systems did not work as intended. we need to understand why. >> reporter: the investigation was launched after two 787s this month experienced issues
CNBC
Jan 23, 2013 1:00pm EST
investigation. jtsb within counterpart to ntsb out of japan, now says the battery involved in an incident over there was not overcharged. that's a reversal for them. meanwhile, ntsb is testing the lithium ion battery cells in washington, d.c. investigators are running multiple test at multiple locations. some at boeing in seattle, some at washington. they not continuing to peel back the onion looking for more, in terms of what is the cause between the dreamliner incidence. also in washington, there is discussion that u.s. senate is considering hearings to address the history of the 787 dreamliner. the t is in the discussion phase. the house of representatives, says it has no plans to hold hearings regarding the 787 and lij yom ion batteries. you mentioned shares of boeing moving higher. we want to show you eaton, interday. investigators in the uk are looking at fuel involves manufactured by eaton in the 787. there is discussion about what is causing fuel leaks with the graem liner. er with monitoring secretary lahood's speech in washington. he says anything regarding the dreamliner, we will br
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am EST
for hypothermia. both are expected to be okay. the ntsb is investigating. >>> now to a news 4 exclusive. a prince george's county swat team officer is sharing his story of how a steel door helped to save his life. his team went to raid an apartment in forestville yesterday looking for a drug suspect. they had to use a battering ram to break down the apartment's steel door. according to police, as the officers tried over and over again to get into the unit, the suspect inside opened fire. his bullet was lodged in that steel door. >> you got to use the best tactics and put your training into place and hope that day is not your number. >> police say they found drugs, weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition inside that apartment. the suspect, jeremiah pearson is charged with attempted murder. >>> today a senate committee will hold its first hearings on president obama's proposed gun control legislation. yesterday the president met with police chiefs from several departments that have dealt with mass shootings, including chiefs from newtown, connecticut, aurora, colorado and tucson, arizona. mont
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 4:25am EST
in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso to enter. >>> the ntsb is on the scene of a ferry accident in new york. high-speed ferry was loaded with hundreds of people coming to work from new jersey when it slammed into a dock in lower manhattan yesterday. almost 50 passengers have minor injuries but 11 were seriously hurt. new engines and a new propulsion system were recently installed but no official word yet on the cause of the crash. >> we are learning more changes to president barack obama's cabinet. maybor secretary hilda soly. s is submitting her resignation to the president. she says sea made the decision after discussing it with her family and close friends. >>> and it looks like the president will be speaking his chief of staff, jacob lew, the head of the treasury department. we could get an official announcement today or tomorrow. the white house says no final decision has been made but aides say lew is becoming the consensus choice. the top republican on the committee, jeff sessions, says he will block it. >>> later on today, we'll get a first look at exactly how chuck brown will
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 8:00am PST
a flight to make an emergency landing in japan. the head of the ntsb is now speaking out about the batteries and saying the investigation is far from over. dan springer live in seattle with the latest now. this battery, dan, it may have been dangerous even before the plane was certified to fly? >> reporter: yeah, jon. this issue's been out there a long time. now, boeing uses these 60-pound lithium ion batteries because they put a lot more power out than the standard batteries used on planes. but there were serious red flags dating back to 2006. this video has surfaced of a fire at a boeing contractor's lab near tucson, arizona. it was sparked when a lithium ion battery -- the same kind used in the dreamliner -- exploded during the test. a company makes the battery charger for the dreamliner, and we know ntsb investigators were back at this location this week testing the charger. the battery concerns prompted the faa to issue special rules for the installation of the batteries in the 787 of. investigators said yesterday the safety systems put in place by boeing definitely did no
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
are not the problem. they've been used on space satellites without any issues. the ntsb still can't say for sure why two of the batteries overheated and one caught fire on that plane in boston. but they know boeing's safety system failed. experts say it looks like this investigation will last for a while. >> suddenly 787 will be on the ground for an indefinite period. whether that's two months, four months, six months or more, i have no way of knowing. but it's not going to be back in the air any time soon. >> united airlines is the only u.s. carrier to have any dreamliners. they have six. the ceo says he has confidence the problem will be fixed and customers will come back. shep. >> shepard: dan springer in seattle, chunks of concrete go flying as a sewer explosion tears up a downtown street and it tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. china. security cameras captured the moment the road suddenly burst open in a southern province. one angle appears to show three adults and a child standing a few feet away. officials say nobody was hurt. the blast destroyed some 250 feet of roadway. authorit
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
they thought they were really going to go down. >> reporter: ntsb has sent a team from washington to investigate what happened while the ferry company's president says the crew was tested immediately after the accident. >> the breathalyzer screws been reported to be negative for the crew. >> reporter: although some witnesses say the ferry pitched to one side, when passengers quickly lined up on that side to disembark. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> right now, road repair crews are still working on connecticut avenue in kensington and it won't be done before the evening rush is done. that's the word from the washington suburban sanitary commission. it's still trying to cheap up the mess after monday's water main break. as has been the case you can southbound traffic on connecticut avenue is down to just one lane between noles avenue and saul road. officials say they expect the repairs to be finished before midnight. >>> taking a live look outside right now, what a day lots of clouds and some rain, a bit of a roller coaster ride. >> sort of felt like two different seasons in the same
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
to go down. >> reporter: the ntsb has sent a team from washington to investigate what happened while the ferry company's president says the crew was tested immediately after the accident. >> the breathalyzer crews have been reported to be negative for the crew. >> reporter: although some witnesses say the ferry pitched to one side when passengers quickly lined up on that side to disembark. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> over the middle eastern part of the world, there's been record-breaking rain and rare snowfall over the past several days. today, even more snow fell in israel and in the west bank. parts of jerusalem's old city have flooded along with places on the gaza strip. business also to find ways to gets the water out of their stores. waves were high in the port city of gaza city. >> that's the kind of thing you don't see very often. >> wow. >>> we had some wet weather u x unexpected today. happened to be falling when i was coming out from lunch and i was thinking i don't remember doug mentioning this. got to call you out. >> yeah. >> what's it like being under the bus, man? sh
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
's what ntsb investigators are trying to figure out. more than 50 people got hurt two, critically, when the vessel slammed into a dock near the south street seaport in new york city this morning. dozens of people were thrown out of their seats and down stairs. one passenger said it felt like the ferry was going full speed when it collided with that pier. >> i just went forward, and my face hit the seat in front of me. >> it hit the right side of the boat on the dock hard. like a bomb. >> like a bomb. and that crash tore a hole in the corner of the ferry, shattered a window. the high-speed catamaran was carrying more than 300 commuters at the time. the coast guard spokesperson said the ferry captain will undergo alcohol and drug testing. in fact, that's routine in accidents like this one. >>> well, another crash in the big apple this one a large crane collapsing at a construction site in queens. the details are still sketchy on this one but 9news has learned that seven people were hurt. this is video from the scene. look at that falling boom lying across the length of the building underc
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
is on the scene for us. alison, how did this happen? >> that's what crime scene investigators and ntsb are trying to figure out. there's going to be a press conference in minutes given by the ntsb. everyone is trying to figure out how this ferry carrying 300 passengers crashed into the dock in new york be city around 8:45's this morning. not only did it send passengers flying in the air inside this boat, it's caused a huge gash in the hull of the boat itself. the coast guard says a tracking device shows that this vessel was coming in too fast, that it was coming in up to 15 miles per hour, which the coast guard official says is too fast when you're docking a boat. we did talk with the head of the company who says that the captain who was at the control of this vessel was in control or in command of this vessel when it did crash hitting one loading dock and then hitting a second loading dock. this captain, by the way, has been with this company for about ten years. a breathalyzer was performed on the captain. it came back negative and preliminary breathalyzers were conducted on five crew members a
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 2:00am PST
to happen inside of a plane. no one was hurt. the ntsb says nothing like this is supposed to happen and it could have ended in disaster. all 787 dreamliners ground while investigators look at this problem. it is still a mystery about what's going wrong in the dreamliners. >>> check out this police chase in albuquerque. a man driving a stolen suv, he does a 360 degree. he is crisscrossing medians, going the wrong way. he nearly hit a school bus. also barely avoided some pedestrians. thankfully, no one was hurt. eventually pulled over and gave up. unbelievable. >> that was very smart. got out of the car and got down right away. >> there you go. >> thank you. appreciate that. it is 49 minutes past the hour. we're going to go overseas and take a look at the live pictures from cairo. protesters returned this morning. they are marking that two-year anniversary of their revolution there. the world was watching when thousands took to the square to protest what they called dire living conditions, corruption, and police brutality. it led to the overthrow of mu bar bar hosni mubarak. how much
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 8:00pm PST
safety board, meanwhile, says the battery pulled from a dream liner showed signs of thermal damage. ntsb's michael boyd tells us he's never seen an investigation like this. where the faa says a plane is safe and then grounds it. he says the faa has egg all over its face. >>> it's been 538 days since the country lost its top credit rating. what are we doing to get it back? the imf says the economy will grow by 2% this year but, you know what, that's not really very good, and the u.s. needs to work on entitlement reform. >>> our next story "outfront. "women on the front line. a ground-breaking decision from the pentagon. cnn has learned that defense secretary leon panetta will announce a lift on the ban against women serving in combat positions. this is pretty incredible. this move, to give you a sense of the significance, could open up 230,000 frontline jobs to women in the military. "outfront" tonight, rosa brooks, a columnist for foreign policy and has worked in the pentagon under the obama administration and david frum, former speech writer for george w. bush and a contributor for us.
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00am EST
bracelet today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >>> today the ntsb will talk with the captain and crew of a ferry that crashed into a dock in new york city. more than 70 people were hurt, two of them critically. the ferry was headed from new jersey to lower manhattan when it slammed into the dock yesterday. all five crew members passed alcohol tests after the crash. investigators also say weather was not a factor. >>> this mild weather is proving to be extremely costly in the midwest. water levels in the mississippi river are so low, barge traffic has come to a virtual standstill. lake michigan is also dealing with low water, and that's forcing barges and other ships to lighteden their loads. >> we maintain to a certain project depth, and now we're, you know, we're two feet below the long-term average on lake michigan and huron. ships are having to load two feet less than they would normally. >> the barging industry is crucial to the economy. a typical barge can move 1,500 tons. the equivalent of 70 rail cars or 25 trucks. >>> caught in the act, police are loo
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am EST
are expected to be okay. the ntsb is investigating. >>> thousands of defense department workers are about to be out of a job. the pentagon is laying off 46,000 temporary and contract workers because of budget cuts. the rest of the workforce would face furloughs of one day per week without pay. those furloughs would last the rest of the 2013 fiscal year. it's all in an attempt to manage the $45 billion in automatic budget cuts set to kick in march 1st. >>> emergency relief aid is finally on the way to those affect ld by superstorm sandy. the senate cleared the bill 62-36 late monday evening. the house passed the bill two weeks ago. president obama sent praises to congress for passing the $50 billion emergency relief measure. the measure is aimed primarily at helping residents and businesses as well as state and local governments rebuild. sandy hit the east coast in october and is blamed for more than 130 deaths and billions of dollars in property damage. >>> 5:19 now. al gore is taking on the future. the former vice president has a new book out called the future. six drivers of global chan
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
are expected to be okay. the ntsb is investigating. >>> as early as next week, gays could be allowed to join and serve as leaders in the boy scouts. this morning, organizations decision to lift its nationwide ban on gay people getting a lot of reaction. the advocates are praising the decision while some religious organizations say they're disappointed. if the it ex tex-based organization does change the policy, will allow local groups to enact their own bans. >>> even before the boy scouts made that big announcement yesterday, one local group had taken action into its own hands. last week cub pack 442 of montgomery county, posted on the website that the group would no longer discriminate against individuals or families based on race, religion, national origin, ability or sexual orientation. now that the national organization appears to be on board as well, people in the community are praising the move. >> i'm a girl scout leader. that is not an issue with the girl scouts. we accept all girls. so i'm glad to hear that the boy scouts are taking the lead in that as well. >> surreal. it's someth
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
the ntsb is now starting to look at exactly the air worthiness issues, what was behind it, they've got investigation teams that are on their way to boston. and they're going to be asking the tough questions, wolf. they're going to want to know why brand-new aircraft, seemingly have recurring problems, albeit, of a different nature. are these the little glitches that boeing says they are, that happen with all new major complicated planes, or is there something else that's happening? there are lots of rumors, wolf, about whether the wiring has been done properly, whether this has been done properly or the other. so that's the issue at the moment. >> i assume, richard, there's been a backlash already, from the airlines that have spent hundreds of millions of dollars to purchase these dreamliners from boeing? >> yes. and the serious part about that is the airlines are used to glitches. so it's not like you or me, the airlines expect a certain amount of headache, toothache, pain and misery with a new plane, a new model. but they don't expect it to be of this level. aog is the phrase they us
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
. new details just into fox news from the ntsb and this investigation into issues with one of the largest commercial planes you will find anywhere. the focus on the battery maker used in boeing's dreamliner jets. this is big story. we've been watching it for some time. now we have a little bit more direction as how safe it is on board. we're back from washington, d.c. he is sconced back in our home in new york. martha: good morning. good to be back. good morning. i'm martha maccallum. that is not the way you want to leave a plane necessarily. so a burning battery is what forced the emergency evacuation in japan of everybody on board and led to the frownedding of the airliner jets around the world. here is what the burned out battery looks like. bill: don't want one of those either. dan springer at boeing's headquarters. what more can you tell us about the investigation there? >> reporter: investigators with the national transportation safety board are expected to be in tucson, arizona for tests on the battery charger that had the fire at boston logan's airport. the ntsb rel
FOX Business
Jan 28, 2013 1:00pm EST
business network. back to melissa and lori. lori: thank you very much lauren. three weeks since the ntsb started looking into the liners. all 7873 liners were grounded. they will shift their focus away to the battery maker. none of this is good news for boeing who hopes to get the dreamliner, of course, back up in the air. do not count out boeing. the report came in better than expected. it was largely due to a 10% drop. melissa: the latest news on the battery is just so tough. they have looked at it and said, we do not know what the problem is. that is almost the worst thing that can happen. they say they have not lost orders. it will be interesting to see how long that lasts. the pentagon warns that pay cuts are underway. fox news jennifer griffin is at the pentagon with the details. >> hi, alyssa. defense secretary panetta was we are not planning for sequestration. those deep across-the-board budget cuts appear inevitable. the looming deadline is march 1. ashton carter warned hundreds of thousands of pentagon civilian employees. the employees would lose one day of work per week throug
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am EST
batteries overheated. so far the investigation hasn't turned up a solid reason for the problem. the ntsb is digging deeper with the heft military. electrical parts are now being tested at the naval surface lab in notre dame. it hasn't hurt boeing's bottom line yet. fourth quarter earning inks are close to a billion dollars beating estimates on wall street and they have more than $13 billion in cash on hand so they are in a good position to weather the storm. jon. jon: dan springer in seattle, thank you. we are watching the dow right now the blue chips flirting with the 14,000 mark for the first time in more than five years. take a look there, 13945 right now, down a few minutes from yesterday's close. the good news for wall street comes amid disappointing economic news. the u.s. economy slowing signs of slowing down. the government says the economy sharply contracted in the fourth quarter of 2012 growing at only one tent of tenth. they say it is heading to greece on steroids. what is about this last quarter, steve, what caused the shrinkage. >> wall street is doing great, main street is
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
and well. the plane remains submerged in the river. the ntsb is investigating what went wrong. the pilot did contact air traffic controllers and did make a may day distress call before that plane crashed. amazing stuff. >> listening to those tapes. my goodness. they survived half an hour in that water. >> almost half hour, yes. >> john, thanks so much. >>> we go to the west coast for a different kind of water threat. they're called sneaker waves. they strike suddenly. and they can sweep away the strongest swimmer. as neal karlinsky reports, a california woman is the latest victim. >> reporter: it's no surprise they're called sneaker waves. one look at the ones that have been captured on camera and you can see how suddenly they sweep in, knocking people hanging around otherwise peaceful shorelines off their feet. it's exactly what happened to 32-year-old susan archer, swept away sunday while working with her boyfriend, and their dog, trigger, along this northern california beach. >> you have to be careful of big waves. and we knew it. it just happened. >> reporter: tallerico said it was t
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> reporter: a preliminary report by the ntsb should be out next week. when i asked her about sully sullenberger, she lit up and said, can you help me meet them? sully, if you are watching "gma," there's a fellow pilot with hudson river experience that wants to meet you. >> i'm so impressed. thank you, john. >>> time to go to sam for another look at the nation's weather. hey, sam. >> good morning, you guys. we're going to start with pictures out of maryland. in maryland, generally, we've had a lot of reports of water rescues from the rushing water. two to three inches of rain coming in. this is wjla with pictures coming out of that area right now. we will also start with this picture. another twitter picture this morning. we were supposed to get a live shot out of sioux falls. if you look up here, this is from our crew. they couldn't get the live shot there because they have a blow drier rigged to free the dish. it's that cold up there. from 3 degrees to minus 20, the real temperature in minot. 58 in new york. this settles in and swings to the east. but we're getting the drier skies
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am EST
's going to make a lot of people nervous. the ntsb is now investigating the 787 on the tarmac at logan airport yesterday morning, catching fire, after the plane had landed. the crew and the passengers had all deported. the fire was found in a compartment with batteries and electrical components. and again the passengers and crew were not on board during the fire. but this is the fourth incident since november or since december 4th where we've had a problem with the dreamliner. now remember united had its first domestic 787 flight back on november 4th. just a month later united had a flight from houston to newark, it made an emergency landing in new orleans. after experiencing mechanical problems, a loss of power. qatar air on december 9th said it grounded one of its 737 -- or 787s because of a faulty generator. similar problem, loss of power in flight. and then on december 14th, united grounds two of its four dreamliners due to problems with an electrical panel and then finally, yesterday you have the emergency crews responding to a 787 fire at logan airport. now the dreamliner, and th
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm PST
days have left the faa with no choice but to ground the dreamliner, while the ntsb analyzes the charred evidence from last week's 787 fire. lithium batteries are smaller and more powerful, but can overheat. >> when they're used normally, and the energy is released slowly as it's supposed to batteries have a very good safety record. but if that same energy is released very rapidly, the battery cells will vent release their contents and have the potential both for fire and explosion. >> reporter: boeing needed special faa approval to allow the dreamliner to use lithium batteries for key electrical systems. >> they have narrowed it down to the battery system on this aircraft. we've had two events and so therefore, they're going to now be able to look at it a little bit more in detail and figure out what's going on. >> boeing's european archrival, airbus uses lithium batteries only for emergency lighting in their air-380. but airbus' plane of the future, the air-350 due out by the end of next year, relies on them more heavily. the company says there are
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am PST
has grounded the planes, listen to the ntsb's chairman who talks about how serious this incident now is. >> this is an unprecedented event. we are very concerned. as i mentioned in the beginning, we do not expect to see fire events onboard aircraft. this is a very serious air safety concern the faa has taken very serious action. >> reporter: and that, of course, feeds into how detailed and difficult it is going to be to actually put this problem right. they just don't know. >> richard, what are people saying there? do they think the dreamliner will be able to survive? >> reporter: i talked to one senior aviation official, international aviation official here. i asked exactly that question. yes is the short answer because we've seen it with the dc 10 and concord and other cases. what they have to do is find out what's wrong and put it right. the difficulty is the time and the expense in doing it. if it was a mature aircraft, that would be even a greater question. since it's a brand new plane with 800 orders still or 750 still to be delivered, there's no question that boeing is going t
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 1:00pm PST
and it was a model from the 1960s. the ntsb is investigating what happened. he says really it was a matter of minutes before that rescue could have turned into a recovery. wolf? >> they are both very, very lucky indeed. mary, thanks for that report. appreciate it very much. they are. >> so lucky. that instructor, what a hero in trying to get out of that plane. >> amazing. >> oh, my god. i have goosebumps thinking about how cold that water is. oh, my goodness. very, very lucky. >>> still ahead, here's a question for you. what do doughnuts and marriage proposals have in common? ponder that one. jeanne moos will have that next. ♪ good morning, turtle. ♪ my friends are all around me ♪ my friends, they do surround me ♪ ♪ i hope this never ends ♪ and we'll be the best of friends ♪ ♪ all set? all set. [ male announcer ] introducing the reimagined 2013 chevrolet traverse, with spacious seating for up to eight. imagine that. >>> fair warning, friends. look away now if you are afraid of heights. that is nick wallenda keeping up his family tradition of daredevil stunts. he successfully walked ac
Current
Jan 30, 2013 3:00am PST
successor, l.a. mayor, ntsb chairman debby hirzman on the list but again, like you said whoever they pick, you really hope they get somebody that can sort of carry the torch. >> ray was a republican, offered high-speed rail money like let's start with rick scott of florida, a state that's designed for high-speed rail. created geographically and they turned down the money. so did idiot john kasic in ohio. they raised that money and gave it to other governors who are willing and see, have the vision to see this is the future. it's sad that the people of those states because of their, you know, dirt-brain governors are not going to get that. >> we used to have that clip. i think you asked him a question. he ripped into republicans and said, you know, when i was in the congress we did things differently. >> meredith, this is unfair, i know, but about a minute left to go. we are talking gun violence. we are talking climate control room. nobody is talking right now about the fiscal cliff or the fiscal crisis but welcome to another -- >> a lovely respite. >> it is.
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 1:40am PST
are going to start giving out free flu shots. >>> the ntsb is in new york this morning investigating a ferry accident which seriously injured 11 people. the packed commuter ferry was coming in from new jersey when it slammed into a dock in lower manhattan. the impact sent passengers flying. federal investigators want to know if the high-speedboat was properly maintained and if crew members were doing their jobs. >>> along canada's hudson bay, a desperate race to save a pod of killer whales trapped by ice. about a dozen orcas have been taking turns coming up for air in a small break in the frozen water. people who live along the shore say the whales must have been surprised when the weather suddenly turned cold. the mayor has put out a call for an ice breaker, but none are close by. look at that. >>> flash flood warnings are in effect for most of louisiana this morning after two days of heavy rain. streets are impassable across the state today. schools will be closed in at least five parishes. rising floodwaters forced people from their homes in the baton rouge area, and the slow-moving storm
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
cockpit windshield, the electrical hitch is seriously to catch the attention of the ntsb, faa and aviation experts. united, which flies the only six 787s operating domestically, says it has no plans to take its dreamliners out of service. boeing says, it has extreme confidence in the 787. and it is 100% safe to fly. today, the faa will say, if it agrees. sources tell abc news that the faa is not going to ground the plane, signaling at least for now that it doesn't feel the plane's problems are safety issues right now. and it is safe to fly. george? >> okay, jim. thanks. >>> we have a medical alert now about america's most popular sleeping pill. and this one is especially for women. the fda now says that the recommended dose for ambien and its generic twin is too high. and they want to cut it in half. abc's lisa stark has the story. >> reporter: there's been case after case of so-called "sleep driving" on ambien and its generic. people taking the medication and somehow ending up on the road. it happened to this new jersey woman. and more recently, to kerry kennedy, the daughter of robert ke
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
the accident continues. there were multiple agencies including the coast guard and the ntsb. we have new information according to the coast guard vessel traffic service was actually in contact with the ship moments before the accident happened. we are being told that bt has told them ahead of the accident. their recordings that will not be released until the investigation is complete. as far as the embassy gates and goes the bar by le high lit has had three minor incidents since he was first initiated. the investigation is looking into what may have caused this. mechanic error, or mechanical error? we spoke to the coast guard yesterday and he died of some of the things that may be investigated. >> that is something we are always concerned with. whether bt said the engineer, the pilot or the capt. >> the investigation will continue and the bar pilot was alcohol tested which came back clean and drug tested which has not come back yet. they will remain on the ship while it is docked in the bay waters. it any formation comes along and the next hour or so we will pass along. >> james has more
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